Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Datum:maandag 11 maart 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas EC-47P
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 44-77016
Constructienummer: 16600/33348
Bouwjaar: 1945
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Ben Het Special Forces Camp (   Vietnam)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Beschrijving:
The EC-47P radio intelligence aircraft was hit by 37mm AAA while flying over Laos at 9500 feet. The nr.1 engine was damaged, hydraulics were lost but the crew managed to leave enemy territory. A forced landing was made at Ben Het Special Forces Camp.

Bronnen:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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